A Worthy Opponent

Read New Legend of the Five Rings Fiction


The thought of escaping his confinement, and seeking to restore his regency, had ignited a surprisingly keen sense of anticipation, of opportunities suddenly and unexpectedly in reach.
–D.G. Laderoute, “A Worthy Opponent”

In the Imperial City of Otosan Uchi, Bayushi Shoju sits in captivity, carefully considering the recent bargain posed to him by Ikoma Ujiaki. And yet, even as he considers, he receives news of the sorcerous calamity at Yogo Castle. What choices will Shoju make as he considers this new information and determines how best to fulfill his duty? And what future will those choices spell out for Rokugan?

Read the next chapter of the Temptations cycle’s story with "A Worthy Opponent" (4 MB), a new Legend of the Five Rings short story by D.G. Laderoute!

Look for more Legend of the Five Rings fiction on our website in coming weeks.

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